Nutrition RSS



Fueling for Optimal Performance | Macros

        Fueling your Body for Optimal Performance From world class trackletes to top tier athletes, performance is directly tied to diet. If you want to train at the peak of your ability and recover quickly, you must be intentional about what you eat, taking care to feed your body what it needs.  Trying to work out with a body that is starving for essential nutrients will end only in frustration; and frustration eats your momentum and resolve with a voracious appetite. Make the most of every minute you work out by fueling your body sensibly.  Let’s look at the basics. Nutrition 101:  the foundation The big three nutrients that you need to be concerned with are carbohydrates,...

Continue reading



Basal Metabolic Rate Calculator | BMR

What the Metabolic Rate Calculator Does: This tool tells you how many calories a day you burn at rest. That figure is your basal metabolic rate, or the amount of your energy your body needs to maintain basic functions such as breathing, digestion, and brain activity. Why Use the Metabolic Rate Calculator: Weight control is primarily a matter of calories in and calories out. Knowing your basal metabolic rate is part of keeping that energy balance where you want it.   How to Use the Metabolic Rate Calculator: Fill in all of the fields below. You can enter your height in feet and inches, or centimeters, and you can enter your weight in pounds or kilograms. Use the whole number closest to your measurements. For example, if you...

Continue reading